Supporting Communication in Children with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear. In children, hearing problems can have a significant impact on the ability to learn and develop their spoken language. The age at which hearing loss has occurred is known as the age of onset. Some children may have hearing loss since birth where are others have acquired hearing loss, after the point where they began to learn language. Children with hearing loss are likely to present with language delays i.e.  learn and develop their language at a slower pace that children without a hearing loss. It is vital to think about helping a child build a language and communication foundation as early as possible by accessing early intervention. The development of language and other skills begins with communication. There are many communication strategies and approaches that can be used early to build language including, but not limited to […]

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Sensational Kids Locations and Contacts

Sensational Kids Child Development Centres are strategically located in every province in Ireland. We provide vital frontline therapeutic supports for children with additional needs, ensuring that these children in need have access to vital supports when and where they need them. Fundraising and earned income from our child development & learning store and training events help to subsidise our therapy services, so that we can bridge the gap between public and private therapy services, providing a practical, accessible, and affordable service for those in need. Contact Sensational Kids Child Development Centres in Kildare, Mayo, Monaghan & West Cork: KILDARE: Unit F2 Kildare Business Park, Melitta Road,  Kildare Town, County Kildare R51 R281 Phone 045 520900 Email info@sensationalkids.ie MAYO: 24 Lakeside Retail Park, Ballindine Road, Claremorris, County Mayo F12 P2H9 Phone 094 9357005 Email Claremorris@sensationalkids.ie MONAGHAN: Unit 8 Clones Business Technology Park, Clones, County Monaghan H23 P294 Phone 047 52671 Email Clones@sensationalkids.ie WEST CORK: 2nd […]

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